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Some nuclear plant emergency sirens in Virginia to be tested - Miami Herald

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Some nuclear plant emergency sirens in Virginia to be tested
Miami Herald
Safety officials are planning a test of the early warning siren system for a nuclear power station in central Virginia. State officials said the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, local officials and Dominion Energy will test the system for ...

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US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Accepts MELTAC Nplus S for Use in US Nuclear Power Plants - Business Wire (press release)

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US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Accepts MELTAC Nplus S for Use in US Nuclear Power Plants
Business Wire (press release)
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it has obtained acceptance from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for the use of the company's digital safety system controller MELTAC Nplus S ...

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Rosatom eyes possibility of building 4 nuclear power blocks in Saudi Arabia - TASS

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Rosatom eyes possibility of building 4 nuclear power blocks in Saudi Arabia
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MOSCOW, November 14. /TASS/. Russia's nuclear power corporation Rosatom considers a possibility of constructing a two-block nuclear power station in Saudi Arabia, Rosatom's overseas trading company Tenex said in its report. Two more blocks may be ...

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Nuclear power: Negotiations with Nigeria advancing, says Rosatom - The Punch

News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 23:04

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Nuclear power: Negotiations with Nigeria advancing, says Rosatom
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'Femi Asu. The Chief Executive Officer, Rosatom Central and Southern Africa (Pty) Limited, Dmitry Shornikov, has said the negotiations for the establishment of a nuclear power plant and a nuclear science and technology centre in Nigeria have reached an ...

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What Khashoggi killing means for US-Saudi nuclear power policy - The Hill

News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 20:30

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What Khashoggi killing means for US-Saudi nuclear power policy
The Hill
In the formative years of U.S. nuclear power policy, there was a bipartisan sense of urgency that America must establish itself as the global leader in nuclear science, engineering and technology. The rationale being that America needed to engage ...

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Russia reveals nuclear spaceship that will fly to Mars 'in very near future' - Fox News

News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:07

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Russia reveals nuclear spaceship that will fly to Mars 'in very near future'
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"Today, the Keldysh Centre is working on the development of a spacecraft equipped with more powerful engines – a new class of nuclear power units, which do not need either the sunlight or solar batteries for operation," said a spokesperson for Roscosmos.
Russia shows off reusable nuclear rocket engine to power missions to MarsMetro

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Russia unveils NUCLEAR spaceship to fly further than mankind EVER has before - Daily Star

News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:06

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Russia unveils NUCLEAR spaceship to fly further than mankind EVER has before
Daily Star
It boasted the nuclear engines will be of a “new class" that will "surpass the existing level of technological and scientific development". Russia has been developing plans for the mega-watt class nuclear power plant since 2010. The engine is being ...

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Closing nuclear plants risks rise in greenhouse gas emissions, report warns - The Guardian

News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:00

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Closing nuclear plants risks rise in greenhouse gas emissions, report warns
The Guardian
In total, a third of US nuclear power plants are set to close down or are unprofitable largely due to a major shift to cheaper natural gas. As nuclear provides more than half of the US's low-carbon energy, this situation “raises serious concerns about ...

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Report: New England's Nuclear Plants Will Be Key To Fighting Climate Change - New Hampshire Public Radio

News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:34

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Report: New England's Nuclear Plants Will Be Key To Fighting Climate Change
New Hampshire Public Radio
A new report suggests New Hampshire's Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant will be essential to curbing the effects of climate change in the coming years. Seabrook and Millstone Station in Connecticut will be the only two nuclear plants left in New England ...

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Russia's Rosatom to start construction of 7th power unit at Chinese nuclear power plant - RT

News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:32

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Russia's Rosatom to start construction of 7th power unit at Chinese nuclear power plant
RT
It was built in 2006 by Russia's nuclear power equipment and service export monopoly owned by Gazprom. READ MORE: Russia's Rosatom starts loading fuel into reactor of Chinese nuclear power plant. Two of its units, with a capacity of 1,000 MW each, ...

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Hungary's nuclear power plant expansion reportedly delayed - bne IntelliNews

News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:42

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Hungary's nuclear power plant expansion reportedly delayed
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However, left-wing daily Nepszava reported on Monday, citing experts involved in the project, that the expansion of the nuclear power plant will only be completed in 2032, instead of the planned 2026-27 deadline. The conservative government of Viktor ...

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Oregon State University expert in nuclear power available to discuss Union of Concerned Scientists calls for policy ... - Newswise (press release)

News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 02:38

Oregon State University expert in nuclear power available to discuss Union of Concerned Scientists calls for policy ...
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With the Union of Concerned Scientists declaring Thursday in a report that if policies, such as carbon taxes or low-carbon electricity mandates, aren't put in place to help financially struggling nuclear plants stay open, the country's carbon emissions ...

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Georgia's nuclear reactor project causes uncertainty for investors - Bond Buyer

News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:22

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Georgia's nuclear reactor project causes uncertainty for investors
Bond Buyer
A Florida municipal utility's attempt to get federal regulators to evaluate a nuclear power purchase agreement contributes to uncertainty facing utility investors, according to Fiera Capital. JEA, formerly Jacksonville Electric Authority, has requested ...

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Extension given in $111 million Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant purchase - Yellowhammer News

News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 13:41

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Extension given in $111 million Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant purchase
Yellowhammer News
The businessman trying to buy a mothballed nuclear power plant from Tennessee Valley Authority has been given an extension to complete the $111 million purchase. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports Franklin Haney signed an agreement on Nov.

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Proponents, opponents voice pros, cons of nuclear power - Focus Taiwan News Channel

News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:49

Proponents, opponents voice pros, cons of nuclear power
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Huang Shih-hsiu (黃士修), founder of Nuclear Myth Busters and initiator of the referendum, exchanged opinions with Green Action Alliance Deputy Secretary-General Hung Shen-han (洪申翰), who opposes the use of nuclear power, in the event organized by ...

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Rick Jacobi: Yes, nuclear power is the better option - Longmont Times-Call

News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:32

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Rick Jacobi: Yes, nuclear power is the better option
Longmont Times-Call
On Oct. 30, Rick Jacobi, a Longmont physician, challenged Carl Brady's suggestion that the U.S. should abandon wind power and return to fossil fuels and nuclear energy as our primary sources of energy. Dr. Jacobi predicted global disaster should we ...

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Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India - Times Now

News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 07:33

Times Now

Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India
Times Now
United Nations: India said nuclear power remains an important option to meet the challenges of increased energy demand, address concerns about climate change and ensure energy supply security. Addressing a UN General Assembly session on 'Report of ...
India makes climate change case for nuclear power, suggests promoting itETEnergyworld.com
N-energy vital to meet challenges of climate change: India at UNThe Hitavada

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Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India - Economic Times

News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:47

Economic Times

Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India
Economic Times
In this context, the IAEA's recent International Ministerial Conference on nuclear power in Abu Dhabi played a significant role in bringing policy makers, scientists, technologists and environmentalists together to examine the prospects of nuclear power.
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India makes climate change case for nuclear power, suggests promoting itETEnergyworld.com

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Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India - Daily Excelsior

News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:18

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Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India
Daily Excelsior
In this context, the IAEA's recent International Ministerial Conference on nuclear power in Abu Dhabi played a significant role in bringing policy makers, scientists, technologists and environmentalists together to examine the prospects of nuclear power.

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